Holiday Favourites, Homemade Cupcakes 2

Love to bake? Why not make your very own cupcakes from scratch?  They are the perfect treat to bring if you are traveling, and small enough to be  guilt free, well almost. Have fun with decorating each cupcake as festive as possible and enjoy! Cupcake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of sugar 1/2 cup of butter ...

Holiday Favourites; Nanaimo Bars

This week, I’ve put together one of my favourite treats for sharing; Nanaimo bars and don’t be intimidated by the lengthy list of steps! Baking is not my forte, but this Canadian favourite is really quite simple, just put on some holiday tunes to get you in the spirit and before you know it, you’ll ...

Holiday Favourites; Short Bread Cookies

In case you need a quick and easy treat to make for any unexpected drop-in guest, try one of my  holiday favourites: Short Bread Cookies 4 Cups flour, 1 lb unsalted butter, 1 Cup Fine granulated sugar Preheat Oven to 325 degrees F Cream butter and sugar until light.  Add flour gradually until well absorbed.  ...

Holidays in the Kitchen 2

It seems as though we always tend to spend more time in the kitchen at this time of year, whether it’s preparing comforting meals to warm the chill out of our bones, or holiday treats for loved ones. And if you’re anything like me, it’s at this very time of year that you start thinking, ...

Holiday Favourites; Warm Carrot Dip 1

With only 2 weekends to go until Christmas Day and 3 weeks until New Years’, crunch time is on for shopping and party season is in full effect. We’ve made it just that easy for you find the perfect dish to bring with you to that friends and family gathering, or for the party that ...

Holiday Sharing; Party Favourites!

It’s that time again, yes it’s December already. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has started with shopping, wrapping gifts, hosting and attending parties, ’tis the season! What to bring, what to bring, what to bring? To help with this commonly asked question, we’ve compiled some of our staff favourite snacks, beverages and ...